Grimt Habtemariam

Director of Global Routes to Market Acceleration

Global Partner Sales and Routes to Market

Grimt Habtemariam is currently the Director of Global Routes to Market Acceleration. She and her team are responsible for developing, incubating, and accelerating Cisco’s revenue growth through new Routes to Market. Grimt previously led Sales Strategy and Execution for Cisco’s Global Enterprise Sales Organization, and Business Development for Cisco’s US Public Sector Sales Organization. Grimt's career has been focused on helping organizations and ecosystem partners improve their competitive posture, deliver new value, and leverage technology to transform their operation. In her 15+ years career spanning high tech, startup, and consulting, Grimt has developed a track record of building high performing teams, developing and executing sales strategies that deliver sustained revenue growth, and capturing market transitions. Grimt holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Meredith College and an MBA from Duke University. She currently resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and children. What inspires, drives, and guides her journey? In her own words: “Empowering others to deliver a global impact”.


December 3, 2020


Regaining Control of the Digital Experience

2 min read

2020 has been the year of digital disruption and the pace of change is not likely to slow down. So how can IT continue to optimize digital experience in a hyper-distributed and ever-changing world?

April 20, 2020


Kubernetes + Cisco Container Platform: Petascale Genetic Research

3 min read

Clemson University is using Kubernetes and the Cisco Container Platform for cancer research. Find out how it can help speed your research as well.

October 21, 2019


Artificial Intelligence: Leveraging Data from Edge to Cloud

2 min read

Cisco's cloud-scale architecture combines big data, compute farm, and storage tiers. They work together as a single entity, yet scale independently to address IT and operational needs.